Nokia working on Windows 8 tablet, cancelled plans for 10-inch Windows RT slate (images here)
We have already seen images of the device leak out, but now another interesting piece of information comes up suggesting the RT tablet has been cancelled in favor of a full-blown Windows 8-based Nokia tablet. The information comes courtesy of anonymous sources speaking for The Verge.
The original Nokia Windows RT tablet prototype is shown running on a Tegra 3 1.3GHz quad-core chip with 2GB of RAM, HDMI-OUT, USB Port, and SIM card slot. Of course, at this point in time it's unlikely for Nokia to release a Tegra 3 based device as newer and more powerful chips are available. The model name for the scrapped device is nVidia P1001. Funnily enough, the prototype allegedly ended up in the hands of a leakster as a gift from “someone who works at Nokia.” We can’t verify, but the images of the device definitely look credible.
Good news remains that despite cancelling this particular tablet, Nokia is still working on a Windows 8 slate.
source: Naver Cafe, The Verge via WP Central
Nokia working on Windows 8 tablet, cancelled plans for 10-inch Windows RT slate
7. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1627; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)
Hows , its just a windows 8 tablet.....no innovation here.....
10. EXkurogane (Posts: 863; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)
Every single new Galaxy tabs and iPads im seeing have no Innovation either.
12. WHoyton1 (Posts: 1627; Member since: 21 Feb 2013)
Exactly so why is this guy saying its amazing....
17. Mohamed_Abdulkareem (Posts: 42; Member since: 15 May 2012)
cuz I like the idea of a tablet from Nokia. u have a problem or a fan boy ? ;)
3. pokharkarsaga (Posts: 364; Member since: 23 Feb 2012)
Whichever section Nokia enters,it is going to dominant.
8. MachidoDen (banned) (Posts: 202; Member since: 30 May 2013)
i can see that ,they are already dominating in Smartphone category :D
14. tashreef (Posts: 476; Member since: 24 Nov 2012)
LOL? they are dominating in WP world, not in Android because they don't use it...
Like Samsung in Android... but not in WP but still they have WP device
6. neutralguy (Posts: 1152; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)
No polycarbonate material on tablet please. Just use aluminum, just like lumia 925.
13. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2693; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
Bring it on! Why they cancelled 10" Windows RT slate?
15. 7thspaceman (Posts: 1100; Member since: 14 Feb 2011)
Nokia says they want to bring a Windows 8 tablet to the market that has features that will set it apart from the rest of the Ones that are now on the market place. how they pull that off will be interesting to see. Rumor has it it will have an aluminum case design with colors such as Black, white, Pink, and Yellow and green. I hope they add a Shinny blue Cyan to it's case color selection. I think Nokia will wait until Intel haswell chips are available because they want their The Nokia Windows 8 tablet to stand out